The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 471 531 592
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +61
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 124 132 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 92 102 54
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.25% -11.11%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31262 38494 39276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.09% 88.20% 86.21%
Number of salaries quoted 26542 32454 33138
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +42 28 £66,250 +26.19% 6
Westminster - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £70,000 -
Paddington - 1 £39,000 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 103 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.17%) Penetration Testing
3 71 (30.87%) Finance
4 70 (30.43%) Java
5 69 (30.00%) CISSP
5 69 (30.00%) Information Security
6 58 (25.22%) QA
6 58 (25.22%) Selenium
7 45 (19.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 44 (19.13%) JavaScript
8 44 (19.13%) C#
9 42 (18.26%) Linux
9 42 (18.26%) BDD
10 41 (17.83%) Risk Management
11 40 (17.39%) CISM
11 40 (17.39%) .NET
11 40 (17.39%) Degree
12 39 (16.96%) WebDriver
13 38 (16.52%) Cucumber
14 37 (16.09%) CREST Certified
14 37 (16.09%) HTTP
15 36 (15.65%) CEH
15 36 (15.65%) Burp Suite
16 35 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
16 35 (15.22%) Windows
17 34 (14.78%) Ruby
17 34 (14.78%) Metasploit
18 33 (14.35%) Performance Testing
19 32 (13.91%) TDD
19 32 (13.91%) OWASP

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.48%) JBoss
1 8 (3.48%) WebLogic
1 8 (3.48%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.61%) CMS
2 6 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.61%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.30%) Confluence
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.30%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.87%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Route 53
4 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 2 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.09%) HTTP
2 23 (10.00%) Network Security
3 16 (6.96%) HTTPS
4 10 (4.35%) Firewall
5 6 (2.61%) IPsec
5 6 (2.61%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.30%) Internet
6 3 (1.30%) SSL
6 3 (1.30%) Wireless
7 2 (0.87%) DNS
7 2 (0.87%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.87%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.87%) SSH
7 2 (0.87%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) Wideband
8 1 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.22%) Big Data
2 9 (3.91%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.30%) MySQL
3 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (25.22%) Selenium
2 39 (16.96%) WebDriver
3 38 (16.52%) Cucumber
4 36 (15.65%) Burp Suite
5 34 (14.78%) Metasploit
6 24 (10.43%) AppScan
7 21 (9.13%) Git (software)
8 20 (8.70%) Jenkins
8 20 (8.70%) JMeter
9 17 (7.39%) SoapUI
10 15 (6.52%) SpecFlow
11 12 (5.22%) PhantomJS
11 12 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (4.78%) Capybara
12 11 (4.78%) JIRA
12 11 (4.78%) Paros
12 11 (4.78%) WATIR
13 9 (3.91%) Visual Studio
14 8 (3.48%) Appium
14 8 (3.48%) Gatling
General
1 71 (30.87%) Finance
2 22 (9.57%) Banking
3 15 (6.52%) Legal
4 7 (3.04%) Publishing
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (27.83%) Tester
2 39 (16.96%) Analyst
3 35 (15.22%) Architect
4 24 (10.43%) Security Architect
5 19 (8.26%) Penetration Tester
6 18 (7.83%) QA Tester
7 16 (6.96%) Consultant
7 16 (6.96%) Security Consultant
8 15 (6.52%) Developer
8 15 (6.52%) Security Analyst
9 14 (6.09%) QA Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) Automation Tester
10 12 (5.22%) Security Manager
11 11 (4.78%) CISSP Architect
11 11 (4.78%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.78%) Security Specialist
11 11 (4.78%) Test Architect
12 10 (4.35%) Agile Tester
12 10 (4.35%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.91%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.39%) .NET
2 27 (11.74%) HTML
3 25 (10.87%) XML
4 18 (7.83%) Web Services
5 15 (6.52%) .NET Framework
6 14 (6.09%) Gherkin
7 13 (5.65%) SOAP
8 12 (5.22%) Backbone.js
8 12 (5.22%) Handlebars
8 12 (5.22%) React
9 10 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (3.91%) WCF
11 7 (3.04%) REST
12 5 (2.17%) Guice
13 4 (1.74%) CSS
13 4 (1.74%) jQuery
13 4 (1.74%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (1.30%) Middleware
14 3 (1.30%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.91%) Mobile App
2 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.26%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.96%) Fintech
5 14 (6.09%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.65%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (4.78%) User Experience
8 9 (3.91%) Cryptography
8 9 (3.91%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.91%) Private Cloud
9 7 (3.04%) BYOD
10 6 (2.61%) Public Cloud
11 5 (2.17%) CESG
12 4 (1.74%) Cyber Attack
12 4 (1.74%) Life Science
12 4 (1.74%) Tandem
13 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.30%) iPad
13 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.26%) Linux
2 35 (15.22%) Windows
3 13 (5.65%) AIX
3 13 (5.65%) Solaris
4 11 (4.78%) Unix
5 10 (4.35%) Kali Linux
6 7 (3.04%) Android
6 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.17%) Penetration Testing
3 69 (30.00%) Information Security
4 45 (19.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 42 (18.26%) BDD
6 41 (17.83%) Risk Management
7 35 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
8 33 (14.35%) Performance Testing
9 32 (13.91%) OWASP
9 32 (13.91%) SDLC
9 32 (13.91%) TDD
10 30 (13.04%) Open Source
11 27 (11.74%) Automated Testing
11 27 (11.74%) Threat Modelling
12 25 (10.87%) Security Architecture
12 25 (10.87%) Test Automation
13 23 (10.00%) OO
14 22 (9.57%) Scrum
15 21 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (8.26%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.43%) Java
2 44 (19.13%) C#
2 44 (19.13%) JavaScript
3 34 (14.78%) Ruby
4 29 (12.61%) Python
5 23 (10.00%) C
6 22 (9.57%) SQL
7 18 (7.83%) C++
8 12 (5.22%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.04%) Scala
11 6 (2.61%) Perl
12 4 (1.74%) Go
12 4 (1.74%) PHP
13 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (30.00%) CISSP
2 40 (17.39%) CISM
2 40 (17.39%) Degree
3 37 (16.09%) CREST Certified
4 36 (15.65%) CEH
5 31 (13.48%) CISA
6 24 (10.43%) OSCP
7 17 (7.39%) CHECK Team Leader
8 15 (6.52%) ISEB
9 14 (6.09%) GIAC
9 14 (6.09%) ISTQB
9 14 (6.09%) SC Cleared
9 14 (6.09%) Security Cleared
10 12 (5.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (5.22%) GPEN
11 11 (4.78%) CHECK Team Member
11 11 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (4.78%) CLAS
12 10 (4.35%) DV Cleared
13 9 (3.91%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (25.22%) QA
2 25 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (6.52%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.74%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.87%) BS7799
6 2 (0.87%) COBIT
7 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (12.17%) HP Fortify
2 16 (6.96%) Nessus
3 9 (3.91%) WebInspect
4 5 (2.17%) Puppet
5 3 (1.30%) Ansible
5 3 (1.30%) Kibana
6 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.87%) Nagios
6 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) Nmap
7 1 (0.43%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 26 (11.30%) HP
2 21 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.96%) IBM
4 12 (5.22%) Google
5 9 (3.91%) Cognizant
5 9 (3.91%) Oracle
6 7 (3.04%) SAP
7 6 (2.61%) Sitecore
7 6 (2.61%) Veracode
7 6 (2.61%) VMware
8 5 (2.17%) Splunk
9 4 (1.74%) hybris
10 3 (1.30%) ATG
10 3 (1.30%) Demandware
10 3 (1.30%) Qualys
11 2 (0.87%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.43%) Coverity
12 1 (0.43%) GoldenSource
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